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2012-11-03 Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Christian leaders spar over IDF enlistment
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Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-03 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [431 views ]  Top

#1 received death threats after voicing opposition to the recruitment of Christians

I guess, some ME Christians get it.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-11-03 04:36||   2012-11-03 04:36|| Front Page Top

#2 RandomJD, this article is in further answer to a question you asked some time ago. It is not that I've forgotten, merely that I am moving slowly.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-03 07:17||   2012-11-03 07:17|| Front Page Top

#3 I've never quite understood the dog-like devotion of Mid Eastern Christians to their Muslim persecutors.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-11-03 12:26||   2012-11-03 12:26|| Front Page Top

#4 Unfortunately, many of the Middle Eastern mainstream Christian churches have been infiltrated by the some of the same liberal pap-spewing types we are so fortunate to endure here in the states and western Europe.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2012-11-03 13:14||   2012-11-03 13:14|| Front Page Top

#5 Zhang, I gather that dhimmi status roughly means that if you play the ruler's game and look lowly enough, they protect you from the rest of the Muslims. Or something like that.
Posted by James  2012-11-03 15:20||  2012-11-03 15:20|| Front Page Top

#6 I've never quite understood the dog-like devotion of Mid Eastern Christians to their Muslim persecutors.

It's rather more along the lines of "straying from the plantation", akin to the reaction of blacks and latinos when someone from their respective community "goes white". In this case substitute 'arab' for the two groups.
Posted by Pappy 2012-11-03 16:32||   2012-11-03 16:32|| Front Page Top

#7 Of course, Christians in the West Bank must be very, very quiet. A religious souvenir shop in Bethlehem has no signs announcing what it is. Tourist buses go in, the tourists enter the shop, and go out - quietly.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2012-11-03 20:12||   2012-11-03 20:12|| Front Page Top

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